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Airbnb: Top tips for the multi-property mogul or latest landlord

Airbnb gives anyone with a bit of extra space the ability to rent their spare room, bed or sofa out for some extra cash. Many seasoned hosts understand the processes and requirements involved, but there are still important considerations to be made of the protections in place for hosts using Airbnb, and whether potential breaches …

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Tenant Deposit Schemes: Locking down security deposits on rental agreements

Many would say that the law changed for the better when compulsory involvement with landlord deposit schemes was mandated by the Tenancy Deposits Schemes (Scotland) Regulations in 2011. This built on part of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006, which gave Scottish Ministers the power to approve a Tenancy Deposit Scheme and in July 2012, three …

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